Johanna Lehne is a Policy Advisor in E3G’s Brussels office. She works on industrial decarbonisation, competition policy and EU climate politics. Johanna works with NGO partners, industrial stakeholders and policymakers on issues relating to decarbonising energy- and resource-intensive sectors. Her expertise includes industrial policy, circular economy, built environment and trade and competition policy.
Before joining E3G in August 2019, Johanna was a research associate in the Energy, Environment and Resources Department at Chatham House. Her research, while at Chatham House, covered industrial decarbonisation, the circular economy, low-carbon innovation in the built environment, chokepoints in global food trade, natural resource governance in China and energy for displaced populations.
She holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where her thesis focused on the role of oil-abundance and water-scarcity in interstate conflicts in the Middle East. Johanna also has a BA in European Social and Political Studies, with a specialisation in economics, from University College London.